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In Georgia, Cheers For Their Shutdown Congressman

Undeterred, U.S. Rep. Tom Graves is stepping up his criticism of President Barack Obama’s health care law and defending his role in last month’s partial government shutdown, even though tea party demands weren’t met to dismantle it.

11/04/2013

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What the Government Shutdown Means for Georgains

On PowerTalk with Mrs. Lorraine Jacques-White Federal workers in Atlanta to be furloughed. The government shutdown could possibly affect as many as 2,000 members of the Georgia National Guard. Many of the 15,000 members are […]

WAOK-AM–10/01/2013

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Mo Ivory: Update On Syria – In Plain English

It seems we have a deal on the table. President Barack Obama spoke to Americans Tuesday night to explain the crisis in Syria, address the concerns many Americans have about getting involved in another war […]

WAOK-AM–09/11/2013

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Sept. 10 Ceremony To Recognize Bombing Victims

Congressional leaders will hold a ceremony Sept. 10 in Washington to bestow the Congressional Gold Medal on the four girls killed by a bomb at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham.

08/24/2013

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Brother: Ga. School Shooter Changed As A Teen

The 20-year-old man who police say went to an Atlanta-area school heavily armed and exchanged gunfire with officers before surrendering was a normal kid growing up, but began to change as a teenager and engage in behavior that was threatening to others, his brother said.

08/23/2013

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Pick-A-Side: Who Is Your Favorite Lefty?

From Oprah to Angelina Jolie, who is everyone’s favorite lefty? You decide!

08/12/2013

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Atlanta Public Schools Receive Free Lunch For Students

ATLANTA (WAOK)- Georgia students are next in line to receive free lunches. Atlanta Public and Clayton County Schools will begin serving free lunches to students this upcoming 2013-14 school year. Georgia has become one of […]

WAOK-AM–07/16/2013

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Brady Campaign Sues Ga. Town Over Mandatory Gun Law

A group that supports gun control filed suit Thursday against a north Georgia town that recently passed a law requiring gun ownership that it said is mostly symbolic.

05/16/2013

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FBI: Miss. Man Arrested For Sending Ricin Letters To Obama

The FBI says a Mississippi man whose home and business were searched as part of an investigation into poisoned letters sent to the president and others has been arrested in the case.

04/27/2013

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Attorney: Scant Evidence In Miss. Ricin Case

Federal authorities have produced scant evidence linking a Mississippi man to the mailing of ricin-laced letters to the president and a senator, his attorney says.

04/20/2013

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